10 Children with Special Needs Receive Adapted Toy Powered Cars

On Saturday, April 21, from 9 am – 2 pm, more than 40 students and faculty from The University of Dayton will volunteer to modify toy powered cars for children with mobility challenges, ages 2 to 7 years, at United Rehabilitation Services (URS).  The event will take...

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Jersey Mike’s Day of Giving Results

DAYTON AREA JERSEY MIKE’S “DAY OF GIVING” RESULTS! Dayton Ohio – The results are in for Dayton-Area Jersey Mike’s Day of Giving!  This year's Day of Giving raised over $17,000 for United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton (URS)! The funds will support URS'...

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Wednesday, March 28th is Jersey Mike’s Day of Giving!

For a 8th year, Dayton-Area Jersey Mike's Subs will give 100% of the proceeds from their "Day of Giving" on Wednesday, March 28th from 10 am - 9 pm to United Rehabilitation Services (URS).  The Jersey Mike's locations are: Beavercreek at 3510 Pentagon Blvd. ...

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I CAN Day at URS

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and URS is celebrating by putting on three days of "I CAN" Activities! Thursday, March 22: I CAN DO ART “This special event will celebrate our clients’ abilities and everything they CAN do,” said Dennis Grant,...

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See me as your Coworker – DD Awareness Month

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan made a public proclamation that the month of March should be recognized as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to “increase public awareness of the needs and potential of Americans with developmental disabilities." Though our...

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Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving!

United Rehabilitation Services (URS) has been chosen by the three local Jersey Mike’s Subs locations for their 8th Annual Month of Giving. Customers are invited to visit Jersey Mike’s for a delicious sub meal and they will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales to URS...

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URS Celebrates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan declared March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month to encourage understanding and acceptance for people with disabilities. The goal for this month is to create awareness about developmental disabilities, teach the importance...

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Target Adding Clothing For Adults With Special Needs

Original Post by Disability Scoop by Shaun Heasley | January 31, 2018 Target is expanding its clothing options for people with disabilities beyond children with a new collection of jeans and tops in adult sizes. The retailer said it will roll out sensory-friendly and...

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Trump Signs Family Caregivers Act

by Michelle Diament | January 25, 2018 Rosemarie Hughes helps her son, Chris Cook, who has intellectual disabilities, pack for a trip. The federal government will establish a strategy to help support the nation's family caregivers under a new law signed this week....

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Airbnb Acquires Site Offering Accessible Accommodations

by Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle/TNS | November 17, 2017 Airbnb said it is buying Accomable, a website that lists accessible lodging options. (Flickr) Airbnb has sometimes come under fire for lack of access for travelers with disabilities. The home-stay...

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Happy Birthday Mary Carol!

On Thursday, December 21, 2017 we had the honor of celebrating a very special birthday at URS! Mary Carol Bristow, daughter of Marge Bristow, turned 71 yesterday so we all gathered together to sing Happy Birthday and enjoy some delicious cake in her honor! Her mother,...

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